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Tom Holland’s Spider-Man Likely To Cameo In Venom 2

Now that the dust has finally settled on the will they/won't they drama between Sony and Marvel Studios over Spider-Man, with Tom Holland set to continue to play the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the speculation has begun as to how the rival studios will juggle a proven box office draw that now has the ability to feature in two separate and distinct shared universes.

Now that the dust has finally settled on the will they/won’t they drama between Sony and Marvel Studios over Spider-Man, with Tom Holland set to continue to play the character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the speculation has begun as to how the rival studios will juggle a proven box office draw that now has the ability to feature in two separate and distinct shared universes.

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While the MCU will continue to dominate Hollywood as the biggest brand in the entire industry, Sony are still intent on launching a Marvel franchise of their own, with both Morbius and Venom 2 headed to our screen in the near future. And now, sources close to We Got This Covered – the same ones who said the Inhumans will be rebooted in Ms. Marvel and that a She-Hulk show was in development, both of which have since been confirmed – have told us that Disney’s in talks with Sony to have Holland make a cameo appearance in Eddie Brock’s second solo adventure, with a view to giving Spider-Man a more substantial role in the inevitable Venom 3.

The post-credits sequence of the first installment confirmed that Woody Harrelson’s Carnage would be the sequel’s main antagonist, with recent reports indicating that Shriek will also play a significant role, too, and with Holland now set to jump between the two Marvel universes, it would make sense for Sony to capitalize on that with their highest-profile project.

It remains to be seen if a cameo from Spider-Man would be Holland’s decision or a contractual obligation, but it would no doubt be a huge coup for Sony if they could draft the 23 year-old in an effort to build buzz for Venom 2 on the back of Spider-Man: Far From Home bringing in over a billion dollars at the box office this summer.


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